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Thursday, February 22 • 10:30 - 13:30
Black Holes and the Event Horizon Telescope

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We will use hands on activities from the Perimeter Institute to explore the Event Horizon Telescope, a new telescope that is aiming to image the event horizon of the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy. We will also share activities that allow students to explore the optics involved with the detection of gravitational waves. These materials can be used in physics 20/30 classes, they could be used (with some adaption they could be used in Science 9 or some math courses).


Ryan Beck & Laura Pankratz

Ryan Beck has taught in Alberta for 18 years. He attended the Perimeter Institute workshop for teachers in 2016 and has been using their materials ever since. Laura Pankratz has spent decades running workshops to bring hands on inquiry and project based learning into alberta scie... Read More →

Thursday February 22, 2018 10:30 - 13:30
TH 277 Turcotte Hall, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4
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